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BGjournal Archive

BGJournalWelcome to the online archive of BGjournal.

BGjournal began in 2004. Before that, BGCI produced BGCNews, which is also archived here.

Articles are published online six months after publication. BGCI Members receive our publications in electronic or printed form.

Please browse the journal archives by year using the drop-down menu.

You can also search the archives using our Site Search at the top right of your screen.


Publication Year: 
Jul 2012: Biomimetics – a possible new area for research and economic benefit for botanic gardens by Bob Ursem
Jul 2012: Reconciling sustainable use of plant resources with biodiversity conservation in Brazil by Miguel A. Moraes, Danielli Kutschenko, Tainan Messina, Roberto L. Romão, Arthur Sérgio Mouço Valente
Jul 2012: Wild plants for rural livelihoods by Sara Oldfield
Jul 2012: Ecological, productive and cultural values of cachichín (oecopetalum mexicanum): an edible wild fruit from Veracruz, Mexico by Maite Lascurain, Sergio Avendaño, Citlalli López, Juan Carlos López and Melissa Covarrubias
Jul 2012: Fairwild standard – best practice for sustainable use and trade of wild-collected plants by Anastasiya Timoshyna and Bryony Morgan
Jul 2012: People and plants in the Sultanate of Oman: Ethnobotany at Oman Botanic Garden by Dr Darach Lupton, Thuraiya Al Jabri, Abdulrahman Al Hinai, Saif Al Hatmi
Jan 2012: From freezing to the field—in vitro methods assisting plant conservation by Valerie Pence
Jan 2012: Exciting horticultural challenges at the Oman Botanic Garden by Ian Oliver, Khalid Al-Farsi, Abdullah Al-Hosni, Salim Al-Makmari, Sarah Kneebone
Jan 2012: Growing the social role of botanic gardens by BGCI
Jan 2012: Safeguarding Australia’s flora through the Australian Seed Bank Partnership by Lucy Sutherland
Jan 2012: The assisted migration debate – botanic gardens to the rescue? by Maria Hällfors, Elina Vaara & Susanna Lehvävirta
Jan 2012: Dreaming of sheep-eating plants by Matthew Jebb
Jan 2012: GeoCAT – an open source tool for rapid Red List assessments by Steven Bachman and Justin Moat
Jan 2012: Barcode Wales: DNA barcoding the nation's native flowering plants and conifers by Natasha de Vere
Jan 2012: Plants for the future – a future for our planet. by Marie-Stéphanie Samain and Eduardo Cires